Obit: Thompson, Thomas (1856 - 1923)

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----Source: DORCHESTER/ABBOTSFORD CLARION (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI) 09/28/1923

Thompson, Thomas (13 APR 1856 - 18 SEP 1923)

Mr. Thomas Thompson died Tuesday, Sept. 18th, 1923, and was buried from the Abbotsford Presbyterian Church, Thursday, Sept. 20th, Rev. Von Bush officiating, assisted by Rev. Knutson, an old friend of the deceased. The remains were then taken to Dorchester and laid at rest in the Baptist Cemetery, Louis Larson, Chris Bremer, Mr. Carlson, John P. Olson and John A. Olson acting as pallbearers.

Mr. Thompson was a fine Christian man and met the end gladly.

Thomas Thompson was born in Dragra, Norway, April 13, 1856 and died Sept. 18, 1923. He came to this country with his parents and sisters in 1872 and remained in Oconomowoc a year and a half. In 1873 the family came to Abbotsford and settled on the homestead which has been his home since then.

On Jan. 2, 1892, he was united in marriage to Mary Thompson. Six children were born to them, Maurice C., Olin R. Minnette Alice, Lloyd Thomas and John Raymond, and a baby girl, who died in infancy..

Besides his wife and children he leaves to mourn his loss, two sisters, Mrs. Nels Laveen and Mrs. Helen Anderson of Chicago, and her daughter, Alice, also of Chicago. Two grandchildren, Margery and Maurice Thomas of Abbotsford.



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